Super Eagles and Crotone of Italy striker Simeon Nwankwo says featuring at the 2018 World Cup with the Super Eagles is the greatest moment of his career.
Nwankwo made his debut from Nigeria against Democratic Republic t Congo in Porth Harcourt before he gatecrashed into the Nigeria squad to the World Cup after scoring 6 goals in the final eight matches of the Italian Serie A season.
Speaking to Serie B Magazine, Simy said : ”The call for the World Cup? Last year was the best and most important year of my career. I fulfilled a dream, to wear the shirt of Nigeria and also to play the World Cup.
”It was fantastic, but I’m still disappointed because the Crotone did not stay in Serie A.”
Crotone was relegated to the Serie B last season and are currently one point above the relegation zone after 16 round of matches, Simy insists his side stage a stage a come back to elite division.
”We had to be candidates for promotion and we continue to be candidates until the end, even if at this moment we are not where we want but we do not change goals, we always play to win and the team has the qualities to do it. ”
Nwankwo hasn’t been called back into the Super Eagles since after the World Cup has scored three goals in fifteen matches.